Business Intelligence Slideshow: Business Intelligence Solutions Cause IT Headaches
By Jennifer Lawinski | Posted 05-23-2011
If you're not satisfied with your business intelligence platform and how your company is using it, you're not alone, according to a new survey from web-based business intelligence software maker LogiXML. The survey finds that while many companies are planning on increasing their BI software spending over the next year, most aren't happy with what they've got. And blame for failed BI implementations, underperformance and the system's inability to meet the users' needs falls on the shoulders of IT departments. "The findings we've compiled suggest that the overall need for BI continues to grow, but that companies are bogged down by traditional BI approaches that contain complex and costly platforms and data manipulation or tool sets with long development cycles-all of which require significant IT involvement," said Brett Jackson, CEO, LogiXML. The survey polled 575 business and IT professionals between March 29 and April 8, 2011 about their experiences with, and plans to implement, business intelligence software solutions. Here are 10 key findings.